Providence is calling an RN Clinical Nurse Educator (1.0FTE, Days) to the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
Critical care nurses are some of the most in demand nurses in the field. That's because not everyone can handle life and death situations with the compassion and accuracy required of this specialty area. No one recognizes this more than the critical care team at Providence Alaska Medical Center. Offering multi-dimensional care with 20-ICU beds, 9-Cardiovascular ICU beds, 8-Cardiothoracic ICU beds, and an Electronic ICU, we invite you to stand alongside an elite team supporting the largest trauma hospital in Alaska.
In this position you will:
Be responsible for both hospital and unit based education program planning, development and implementation. This includes, but is not limited to: validating required educational needs and competencies for staff; developing training programs and processes; oversight of preceptorship program; ensuring staff education records are maintained; and, keeping leadership team informed of staff education needs.
Teach courses that are required for competency (i.e. ACLS, PALS, etc).
Maintain competence at the expert level in clinical practice.
Assess education needs of staff upon hire or transfer into the unit and on an annual basis.
In collaboration with staff members, develop individualized education plans for staff.
Be a clinical expert - able to independently manage high acuity, complex patients typically cared for on the unit.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) or education
For current employees, 3 years of educator experience can be used in lieu of Bachelor's degree. Bachelor's degree in nursing or education must be obtained within 3 years of hire
Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Alaska
Certification within area of expertise or practice required (CCRN, CEN, etc)
A minimum of 3 years experience in the clinical setting within the area of practice/clinical expertise.
For current employees, certification within area of expertise must be obtained within 6 months of hire date
Membership in professional nursing organization (in the area of specialty)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
3 years of Cardiothoracic ICU experience
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.